Attributes of a Naval Academy Graduate  

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We graduate midshipmen who are warriors ready to meet the demands of a country at war or at peace.  Our graduates are:

Selfless

Selfless leaders who value diversity and create an ethical command climate through their example of personal integrity and moral courage.

Inspirational

Mentally resilient and physically fit officers who inspire their team to accomplish the most challenging missions and are prepared to lead in combat.

Proficient

Technically and academically proficient professionals with a commitment to continual learning.

Innovative

Critical thinkers and creative decision makers with a bias for action.

Articulate

Effective communicators.

Adaptable

Adaptable individuals who understand and appreciate global and cross-cultural dynamics.

Professional

Role models dedicated to the profession of arms, the traditions and values of the Naval Service and the constitutional foundation of the United States.

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